RI S0202 | 2019 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 5-0)
Status: Introduced on January 31 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-06-26 - Meeting postponed (06/26/2019)
Pending: House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Prohibits a food service establishment from providing a consumer with a single-use plastic straw unless requested by the consumer.

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Single-use Plastic Straws


Roll Calls

2019-06-11 - Senate - Passage (Y: 33 N: 3 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2019-06-26HouseMeeting postponed (06/26/2019)
2019-06-24HouseScheduled for consideration
2019-06-12HouseReferred to House Environment and Natural Resources
2019-06-11SenateSenate passed Sub A
2019-06-06SenatePlaced on Senate Calendar (06/11/2019)
2019-06-05SenateCommittee recommends passage of Sub A
2019-06-04SenateProposed Substitute
2019-05-31SenateScheduled for consideration (06/05/2019)
2019-05-29SenateCommittee recommended Substitute A be held for further study
2019-05-24SenateScheduled for consideration (05/29/2019)
2019-05-01SenateCommittee recommended Substitute A be held for further study
2019-05-01SenateCommittee recommended indefinite postponement
2019-04-30SenateProposed Substitute
2019-04-26SenateScheduled for consideration (05/01/2019)
2019-03-06SenateCommittee recommended measure be held for further study
2019-03-01SenateScheduled for hearing and/or consideration (03/06/2019)
2019-01-31SenateIntroduced, referred to Senate Environment and Agriculture

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